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Class #12

Music History: A History of Western Music

Allyson Fleck & Noah Schaffrick

August 8 & 9 | 9 - 4


This course is a survey of the history of Western classical music and is packed with captivating musical examples providing familiarity with different periods in music for all levels of music enthusiasts. Come have fun listening to and discussing music led by Dr. Allyson Fleck, Executive Director, and Noah Schaffrick, Associate Director and Education Program Coordinator at Door County’s Midsummer’s Music.

Allyson Fleck, Midsummer’s Music Executive Director, Assistant Artistic Director, and violist has appeared as a soloist, orchestra musician, and chamber musician with ensembles in Wisconsin, Illinois, Georgia, and Russia’s Novgorod String Orchestra. Fleck’s arts administration experience includes roles as the orchestra manager and librarian. As an educator, she was Assistant Professor of Music at Beloit College, a member of the faculty at Ripon College, and at Kennesaw State University where she directed the chamber music program and taught studio viola. Fleck received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Viola Performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Noah Schaffrick, Violin and Viola, holds a degree in Instrumental and General Music education from the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater where he also obtained a certificate in music theory. Currently, Noah works for Midsummer’s Music in Door County, Wisconsin, as their Associate Director and Education Program Coordinator. Noah is an active freelance musician and educator, a member of the American String Teachers Association (ASTA), and a member of the American Viola Society. Noah has studied with Leanne League and was mentored by Chris Ramaekers.

Tuition: $195 (lunch included each day)
Location: Jens Jensen Visitor Center
Web: www.midsummersmusic.com



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